Gita Mandir

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  • Address: Somnath, Prabhas Patan, Gujarat 362268, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

The Gita Mandir is also popularly referred to as Birla Mandir and is one of the most visited temples after the main Somnath temple in Somnath. It is referred to as Birla temple as it was built by the Birlas in the 1970s. The Mandir is famous for its depiction of the Bhagwat Gita, which is carved out on 18 marble pillars. The temple itself is said to be located at the spot where Lord Krishna took rest after walking from Bhalka Tirth when he was shot by an arrow. Also the walls are adorned with various beautiful paintings of Lord Krishna. The temple has the idols of Lord Krishna in the middle and Lord Lakshminarayan and Lord Sita Ram on his two sides.

Gita Mandir Travel Tips

  • Follow Hindu Temple customs such as removing of footwear outside the temple and wearing modest clothing.

How to Reach Gita Mandir

  • By renting a car or taxi.

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  • Gita Mandir Address: Somnath, Prabhas Patan, Gujarat 362268, India
  • Gita Mandir Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Gita Mandir(preferred time): 06:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Gita Mandir: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 50.74% of people who visit Somnath include Gita Mandir in their plan

  • 45% of people start their Gita Mandir visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gita Mandir

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

65% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gita Mandir

People normally club together Lakshminarayan Temple and Surya Mandir while planning their visit to Gita Mandir.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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